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Ceylon Sri Lanka 10, 25, and 50 Cents  1892 to 1942
Ceylon Sri Lanka 10, 25, and 50 Cents 1892 to 1942

Before 1902 these coins have VICTORIA QUEEN an carry the image of the queen. As with just about all British coins, the reigning monarch appears on the front side, so after 1901 it's Edward VII, then George V, and finally George VI.

These coins are made out of silver, and, if you have a bunch of them, the silver value can add up nicely. Here are some typical catalog values.

VICTORIA 10 CENTS: 0.03 troy ounces silver
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $10
fully uncirculated: $30

VICTORIA 25 CENTS: 0.075 troy ounces silver
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $60

VICTORIA 50 CENTS: 0.15 troy ounces silver
worn: $8 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $40
fully uncirculated: $100

EDWARD VII 10 CENTS: 0.03 troy ounces silver
worn: $1 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $8
fully uncirculated: $25

EDWARD VII 25 CENTS: 0.075 troy ounces silver
worn: $4 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $8
well preserved: $18
fully uncirculated: $45

EDWARD VII 50 CENTS: 0.15 troy ounces silver
worn: $7 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $22
fully uncirculated: $70

GEORGE V 10 CENTS: 0.03 troy ounces silver
worn: $1 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $5
fully uncirculated: $15
george v coins dated before 1918 have 0.03 ounces silver

GEORGE V 25 CENTS: 0.052 troy ounces silver
worn: $1 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $8
fully uncirculated: $20
george v coins dated before 1918 have 0.075 ounces silver

GEORGE V 50 CENTS: 0.103 troy ounces silver
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $10
fully uncirculated: $20
george v coins dated before 1918 have 0.15 ounces silver

GEORGE VI 10 CENTS: 0.03 troy ounces silver
worn: less than $1 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $7

GEORGE VI 50 CENTS: 0.15 troy ounces silver
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $8
fully uncirculated: $19

Use our Important Terminology page to convert these inflated catalog values to actual buy and sell values. There are other George VI coins with the same denominations, but they are not made out of silver and carry different patterns than the one shown in our picture. This page applies only to coins that look like our picture.

Coin: 13823 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: anne, Tue, 05-Mar-2013 09:53:17 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 05-Mar-2013 16:04:22 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Mon, 23-Feb-2015 01:57:39 GMT
Requester description: 1911 george v king and emperor of india. front has a picture of a tree? in between the 1 and 0. Has CENTS underneath the 10.
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